Witness to massacre seeks justice

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

As many as 1,200 prisoners were killed at Abu Salim prison in Tripoli in the summer of 1996, according to Human Rights Watch. Hussein Shafei vows to expose the carnage.
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U.S. official: Al Qaeda's No. 2 has been killed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda\'s second-in-command, Atiya Abdul Rahman, has been killed in Pakistan, a U.S. official said Saturday.
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Obama: Emergency for NY as Irene approaches

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has declared an emergency for New York state in anticipation of Hurricane Irene, which has New York City in its sights as it storms up the ..
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Pro-al Qaeda militants among freed from Libyan jail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Hundreds of pro-al Qaeda militants were among the prisoners freed from a notorious Tripoli prison this week, according to a former Libyan jihadist.
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UK jets bomb Gadhafi's hometown

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Opposition and NATO forces took aim at the Gadhafi regime in Tripoli and Gadhafi\'s hometown of Sirte on Friday as rebels worked to consolidate their power across Libya. RUMORS FUEL GADHAFI SEARCH |
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Dozens dead in Mexico casino attack

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 53 people were killed in a fiery attack at a casino in an upscale area of Monterrey, Mexico, government and emergency officials said.
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Pew: Half of US adults now use social networks

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A new study says half of all American adults are now on social networks, and use among Baby Boomers is growing.    A report from the Pew Interne..
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Police say guns, meds on murder-suicide professor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Police say six guns and medications for bipolar disorder and severe anxiety were found in the hotel room of an Idaho professor who committed suicide after he gu..
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UK not pursuing limits on social media

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A meeting on Thursday between the British government and Internet communications firms was friendly, not confrontational, according to people from the organizations that took part in the meeting.
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NYC mayor orders mandatory evacuations for some

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - NYC mayor orders mandatory evacuations for residents in low-lying coastal areas.(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be ..
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Syrian forces kill 2 as tens of thousands protest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian security forces killed at least two people as tens of thousands of anti-government protesters flooded the streets on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramad..
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Blast rocks U.N. building in Nigerian capital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The U.N. building was bombed Friday in the central area of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, a U.N. official told CNN.
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Japan PM resigning as opinion sinks after tsunami

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TOKYO (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan announced Friday he would resign after almost 15 months in office amid plunging approval ratings over his government's handling of th..
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Obama urges those in Irene's path to prepare

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHILMARK, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama says people in Hurricane Irene's path should be prepared for the worst and take precautions now.    Says the president;..
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Colo. man could be charged for dancing on grave

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A Clifton, Colo., man has been fired from his job as a grave digger after he was filmed gyrating and playing a simulated guitar while standing on a bur..
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Amtrak derailment in Nebraska sends 1 to hospital

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MAX, Neb. (AP) - An Amtrak spokesman says one person has been taken to a hospital after a train carrying about 175 passengers hit a vehicle and derailed in southwest Nebraska. ..
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Oil below $85 ahead of Bernanke speech, Irene

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - Oil prices fell slightly below $85 a barrel Friday as traders waited to see if a hurricane barreling up the U.S. East Coast would affect production and if the Federal ..
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Police: Teen in traffic stop was faking pregnancy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Idaho State Police say a teen was arrested after she apparently tried to get out of a speeding ticket by pretending to be pregnant and in labor.  ..
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Pakistan police: Son of slain governor abducted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

The son of slain Gov. Salman Taseer was kidnapped Friday afternoon in a wealthy neighborhood in the city of Lahore, police said.
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Truck hauling sewage crashes into western NY home

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINES, N.Y. (AP) - Police say they're trying to determine what caused a septic tanker truck to crash off a western New York road and slam through the wall of a home before coming ..
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